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ICE Canola Dragged Down by Canadian Currency

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, November 21 (CNS) – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were slightly lower at 10:50 CST on Tuesday, weighed down by a higher Canadian dollar. Losses in U.S. soybeans added to the downside. Canola is facing stiff technical resistance, according to a trader in Winnipeg. […] Read more

Global Markets: Keystone XL Pipeline to Proceed

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 21 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – One of Canada’s largest banks has been added to the list of financial institutions recognized as globally important. The Royal Bank has officially made the 2017 list of global […] Read more

ICE canola narrowly mixed in choppy trade

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 21 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were chopping around both sides of unchanged Tuesday morning, although the bias turned higher in many months as gains in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil provided support. Solid end user demand from both exporters and domestic crushers, […] Read more

Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 21, 2017 (CNS Canada) – The dollar rose slightly Tuesday as oil prices steadied. At 9:01 CST Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7824 or C$1.2760, which compares with Monday’s North American close of US$0.7817 or C$1.2793. Oil prices steadied Tuesday ahead of an OPEC meeting […] Read more


Klassen: Feeder market rally stalls

Western Canadian feeder cattle prices were relatively unchanged from week-ago levels. Eastern Prairie markets were softer but continue to maintain a $5 to as much as $8 premium over major feeding regions of Alberta. We’ve seen a sharp year-over-year increase in imports from the U.S., which is causing a variable price structure to develop across […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: TSX takes strength from health-care

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, November 20 – The Canadian dollar ended relatively unchanged against its U.S. counterpart on Monday. On the markets, gains in telecommunications helped keep the TSX in the black. The health-care sector was also higher as Valeant Pharmaceuticals finished stronger. However, losses in crude oil, natural gas and gold bullion […] Read more

U.S. livestock: Fund selloff sinks CME live cattle to 4-month low

Chicago | Reuters – Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures fell to their lowest level in four months on Monday, hit by fund selling and Friday’s bearish U.S. government cattle report, traders said. Last Friday’s U.S. Department of Agriculture monthly Cattle-On-Feed report showed ranchers in October placed the highest number of cattle in feed lots […] Read more

Pulses: AUS rains could help frost-damaged chickpeas recover

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, November 20 (CNS) – India’s decision to raise duties on pea imports is taking a bite out of Canada’s exports. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, pea exports will be lowered to 2.4 million tonnes in 2017/18. That compares to exports of 3.9 million tonnes the year […] Read more

North American Grains/Oilseed Review – Canola drops with veg oil

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, November 20 (CNS Canada) – The ICE Futures Canada canola market suffered losses to start the week, as India’s declaration that it would impose tariffs on vegetable oil imports pointed the way lower. Canola wasn’t the only oilseed affected by the announcement as U.S. soybean, soyoil and […] Read more